Corna Imagna is a small mountain village located at the foot of Mount Resegone.
 
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Corna Imagna

The rock of Imagna
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Municipality of Corna Imagna
Province of Bergamo
Lombardy Region

Population: 934 
Altitude centre: 736 m s.l.m.

the Municipality is part of:
Comunità Montana Valle Imagna

Municipality of Corna Imagna
Via Finilgarello 4 - Corna Imagna (BG)
Tel. +39 035 856277

The village of Corna Imagna (San Simù or Corna Imagna in dialect bergamasco) is placed at the foot of Monte Resegone. He has always maintained the characteristics of the small mountain village, with its inhabitants for the most dedicated to live what nature gave them. Consequently the main activities have always been those of the shepherd, breeder, woodsman and del Carbonaio, i.e. the one who transformed wood charcoal. The toponym finds its origin in the local dialect, dialect bergamasco, indicating a rock, for whose meaning would be country built on the rock. The origins of the country should still go back to the medieval period when the territory, until then sparsely populated, saw an increase in housing due to the struggles between Guelphs and Ghibellines.

The church dedicated to Saints Simon and Guide Taddeo, was built in the course of the sixteenth century when the parish is autonomous yields from neighboring countries. This however was totally rebuilt in 1927 on a project by the architect Giulio Paleni. In it are preserved works coming from the old building of worship: among these there are paintings and frescoes of good quality, among which that of Chizzoletti.

Other buildings worthy of mention are the church of San Domenico, located in the locality of Canito, and the building called Cà Berizzi. The latter was built in a panoramic position from the homonymous family in the course of the XVIII century, and also includes environments used to carry out agricultural activities, as well as a small church. Always Horns d'Imagna is also Cã Gavage, ancient nucleus that around a central court even today retains the elements of agricultural activity as the stable, the barn, the deposits.

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Sant'Omobono Terme
Sant'Omobono Terme
Sant'Omobono Terme, in the Imagna Valley, is characterized by the presence of sulphurous water spas which, combined with the tranquility of the area and clean air, make the place suitable for those who want to spend relaxing moments regenerating the body.
Bergamo - 2.27 KM from Corna Imagna
Rota d'Imagna
Rota d'Imagna
The village of Rota d'Imagna is located in Lombardy, in the Imagna Valley. The recent revival of tourism has meant that the town of Rota Imagna became the main tourist center of the valley.
Bergamo - 2.48 KM from Corna Imagna
Arnosto
Arnosto
Arnosto is a small village perched in the Imagna Valley, on the soft slopes of the Orobic Prealps. Once the seat of the Venetian customs, the village of Arnosto is the most significant and best preserved among the testimonies of rural architecture left in
Bergamo - 3.2 KM from Corna Imagna
Costa Valle Imagna
Costa Valle Imagna
The village rises on the upper right side of the Imagna Valley, from Costa it is therefore possible to enjoy a wide panorama, in particular, turning your gaze to the north the eye falls on the imposing Mount Resegone.
Bergamo - 4.43 KM from Corna Imagna
Strozza
Strozza
In Strozza, located on the eastern side of the Imagna Valley, you can still admire numerous buildings dating back to medieval times, including some fortified houses complete with a tower, but also very characteristic districts and rustic-style buildings.
Bergamo - 6.92 KM from Corna Imagna
San Pellegrino Terme
San Pellegrino Terme
San Pellegrino Terme, well-known spa because of its famous mineral water, also offers numerous possibilities for excursions (on foot or by bike), from the most relaxing to the most "adventurous" and in addition to its enchanting landscape
Bergamo - 9.46 KM from Corna Imagna

NOTE: distances are set as the crow flies.

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